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Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance Office (SPARC)

Frequently Needed Information

Each sponsor will have its own set of instructions and guidelines that should be followed precisely. However, many applications require institutional information, including the following:

Name and address of organization applying for support:

Lewis & Clark
615 S. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219-7879  

Please note that Lewis & Clark’s street address changed as of May 1, 2020

Congressional District(s):
  • Lewis & Clark is in the Third Congressional District (OR-003)
  • To find your residential Congressional District
  • Oregon Senate District: 19th
  • Oregon House District: 38th
Institutional Information:
  • Data Universal Number System (DUNS) Number: 009418286             
  • Federal (also Employer) Identification Number: 93-0386858   
  • Date of 501 (c) 3: 1946,  Affirmed June 3, 2002
  • Date of 509 (a): Affirmed June 3, 2002
  • Lewis & Clark’s founding: February 2, 1867
  • Public Health Service (PHS) Assurance Number for Animal Care and Use:  A4746-01
  • Federalwide Assurance (FWA) Assurance Number for Human Subjects Research: FWA00013631
  • Institutional Research Data Hub
Commonly Needed Information for Proposal Budgeting
  • Indirect Cost Rate Agreement
    Lewis & Clark’s
    Indirect Cost Rate, effective June 4, 2019 until May 31, 2023.
    • On-campus: 38% Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC) Base
    • Off-campus: 15% Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC) Base
  • Lewis & Clark’s Fringe Benefit Rates: Actual fringe benefit rates should be used in budgeting when available; please ask SPARC for this information. If not available, the average of 31% of Institutional Base Salary should be used for compensation during the period of appointment (including sabbatical and course release), and 10% of Institutional Base Salary should be used for periods outside the period of appointment or for non-benefit eligible employees to cover payroll taxes.
  • Lewis & Clark’s Per Diem and Mileage Reimbursement
  • Oregon Minimum Wage

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